• Author Interviews

    Author Interview – Mercedes M. Yardley

    Mercedes M. Yardley is a dark fantasist who wears stilettos and red lipstick. She is the author of the short story collection Beautiful Sorrows, the novella Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love and her debut novel Nameless. Her website is www.mercedesyardley.com.  Welcome to Ravenous Reads, Mercedes. Care to tell us a little about yourself? MMY: Gladly! I’m a small town girl who moved to Las Vegas. I have three little kiddos and I usually have at least one of them climbing on me while I’m trying to write. I’m really attracted to the juxtaposition of loveliness and brutality, and I find that I write about these things a lot. The dark and the…

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    Review of People Are Strange by James Newman

    My rating: 4 of 5 stars A collection of stories wherein James Newman channels his “inner teenager” (You know the one I mean. The kid that sits at the back of the class in the heavy metal t-shirt, makes rude noises and knows all the latest “grosser than gross” jokes) and the ghost of Robert Bloch in an unholy threeway of corrupt creativity, dark horror and darker humor as he explores the human side of the genre in these twisted tales of madness, mayhem and sick slapstick. Highly recommended for any fan with an inner teen who still laughs at fart jokes. And who doesn’t?

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    Stephen King Price Drop!

    I wish I would have waited just so I could have said I got it on sale. Since I can’t, I’m posting it for you. Today, you can get Doctor Sleep for just $1.99! If you haven’t read the first book, The Shining, it is also available for $1.99

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    Review – The Way of All Flesh by Tim Waggoner

    The Way of All Flesh by Tim Waggoner My rating: 5 of 5 stars 4 1/2 Stars David’s mind is fractured, memories clouded over of how things came to be. He doesn’t understand why his body reacts slower than it used to or why the hunger he feels consumes him to the point of madness. There is another with whom he communicates called Simon. He’s un-reliable and mysterious, popping up and disappearing, seemingly knowing what’s on David’s mind before he’s even spoken the words. David doesn’t trust him, but he’s the only one who seems to know more about this new world. There are others like him, wandering, in search…